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Texas Border Residents Begin Fundraising for Wall

While President Donald Trump visited the Rio Grande Valley Thursday to make the case for a $5.7 billion wall that is part of a comprehensive border security package, a group of residents nearby banded together and raised $12,000 to help pay for the construction.

Construction crews install new border wall sections Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, seen from Tijuana, Mexico. U.S. President Donald Trump walked out of his negotiating meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday — "I said bye-bye," he tweeted— as efforts to end the 19-day partial government shutdown fell into deeper disarray over his …

Texas Democrats Encouraged Noncitizens to Vote with ‘Altered’ Registration Forms, Says Complaint

The Texas Democratic Party sent voter registration applications to noncitizens in the Rio Grande Valley region of South Texas, urging recipients to cast ballots in the November midterm election. These mailers allegedly arrived with the U.S. citizenship box pre-checked, potentially creating false claims to voter eligibility, according to a complaint filed Thursday.

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Cartel Smuggler Escapes After Driving into Rio Grande

McALLEN, Texas — A Mexican drug smuggler managed to elude capture by plunging his SUV into the waters of the Rio Grande as he was fleeing from law enforcement. Cartel smugglers were not able to save the large drug load that was seized by authorities.

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Our Open Border Brings More Cruelty for Migrants

Border patrol agents in Tucson, Arizona, arrested more human smugglers attempting to traffic illegal migrants in the trunks of vehicles. There have been two such incidents in the last several days. On April 16, a driver attempted to avoid detection at

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Texas Aryan Brotherhood Saga: 18 Gang Members Headed to Prison

Eighteen members of the Aryan Brotherhood gang have been sentenced to federal prison for their role in a large-scale methamphetamine distribution network. The Aryan Brotherhood has been known to act as an enforcement and distribution arm for the Mexican Gulf cartel, the transnational criminal organization that controls territory immediately south of the Rio Grand Valley Sector of Texas.

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